Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mixed reception to Italy's easing of virus lockdown

Italy allowed bookshops and children's clothing retailers to reopen on Tuesday but some business owners chose to stay shut, fearing it was too soon to lift the coronavirus lockdown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Travel chaos erupts as Italy quarantines north to halt virus

Italy announced a sweeping quarantine early Sunday for its northern regions, igniting travel chaos as it restricted the movements of a quarter of its people in a bid to halt the new coronavirus' relentless march across Europe.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy coronavirus cases exceed 1,000, death toll at 29

The number of cases of the new coronavirus in Italy has exceeded 1,000, the health ministry said Saturday, with the death toll rising by eight to 29 in the past 24 hours.